STOP TRYING TO SELL ME CHEERIOS!
Feminist, gamers, and Bound 2 parody fans had a lot to rejoice about this week.
Las Vegas: the new gay and lesbian utopia of America.
Technology theorists raise questions about who should be paying whom.
Or how to market girly things like ovens and soap to manly men.
No actually, you really really really shouldn’t.
“Make no mistake, this series of images published and posted along streets by Benetton is a declaration of psychological warfare on religious tradition and cultural mores and one that elevates narcissism and sexual gratification above intelligence and leadership.”
Did RE/MAX and General Mills really pull advertising from Pretty Little Liars just because the Florida Family Association asked them to? We called them and here’s what we found out.
“ABC using salacious and glamorizing scenes portraying young, pretty women as lesbians sends the wrong message to these young girls…reinforces and legitimizes this lifestyle in a manner that could affect these young girls’ sexual identity for a lifetime.”
Laneia’s Team Pick: The one where you spend three hours learning the name of the girl from that one commercial for the thing.
Is acting like you’re going to have lesbian sex, and then not really having it, and then stealing the girl’s shirt/dress/car the hottest new trend? This ad depressingly says “yes.”
Lil B explains naming his album “I’m Gay,” a True Story of sexual fluidity, people paint their nails pink in solidarity, and more!
Apple’s commercial for the newly updated iPod Nano features “Short Skirt/Long Jacket” by CAKE. If you’ve only heard the band’s radio singles, there’s definitely more to love — from twangy guitar and funky bass to trumpet solos. Jess G. shares her Top 10 favorite songs from the band’s almost 20-year history in the hope you will love them, too.
Diet Coke has recently revved up the rotation for its mesmerizing commercial featuring “Sweet Disposition” by The Temper Trap, an Australian band with U2-inspired guitars.
AT&T’s latest commercial features “From The Morning” by English singer-songwriter Nick Drake. Jess G.’s first encountered his music a decade ago on Young Americans, a TV series starring then-unknown actress Kate Moennig. How did you first discover Nick Drake?
The new Ford Fiesta commercial features “Janglin’ ” by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, a 10-piece pop folk band from Los Angeles.
The new Honda Accord Crosstour commercial caught Jess’ attention for more than one reason. It features “Pata Pata” by South African singing legend Miriam Makeba.
A Boston College professor is in trouble for using his creds to spread hate in Maine’s Protect Marriage campaign, but FoxNews gets the headline wrong. Also, Montreal’s oldest gay bar closes its doors, Ann Coulter is an idiot, and a coming out week billboard gets vandalized.